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Our Inspiration

 

These are just some of the books, blogs, websites and people that help inspire and educate us.

 

We hope you enjoy them too!

 

If you have any of your own inspirations to share, why not tell us about them, and we might include them here? Email us, tweet us or members can post on the blog!

 

Websites

 

Garden Organic Some free downloadable activities, games and factsheets available. More information is available if you are a Garden Organic member. @gardenorganicuk

 

Nature Detectives Lots of downloadable sheets, resources and activities from The Woodland Trust - Nature Detectives. Their Facebook page.

  

RHS Campaign for School Gardening Information, support and resources for you in your school garden. @RHSSchools

 

We are proud to be members of the Real World Learning Network. The Real World Learning Network is a consortium of outdoor learning providers across Europe. Our goal is to explore and share successful approaches to outdoor learning that increase action for sustainable development. We believe that outdoor learning offers one of the best approaches for young people to engage with the world around them, and provide a stimulating context to explore how we can all contribute to a more sustainable present and future.

 

RSPB Lovely resources and structured activities. You can also send for free booklets. @RSPB_Learning

 

Wild About Gardens Ideas and resources to get kids connected to nature.

 

10 Minute Gardener, Mark Abbot-Compton Mark presents 10 minute video tutorials on various aspects of gardening. @10MinGardener 

 

Blogs

 

Dawn Isaac Dawn blogs about getting children hooked on gardening, designing family gardens and ideas for gardening with children. @DawnIsaac

 

Louise Curley Lou blogs about being in her garden surrounded by plants, at her allotment growing tasty fruit, veg and beautiful cut flowers or walking in the gorgeous countryside around her home. @wellywomanblog

 

Books

 

Clare Revera Gardening in School All Year Round: An Annual Programme of Gardening Activities Suitable for Primary School

 

 

Twitter people that are interesting to follow

 

@CarlLegge 

 

@sanguisorba